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phonn video captures boston police officer edward norton ttking the plunne. he point channel in a torrential dowwpouu to escue aawoman - who'd fallee into the water. she as in there calling for 3 pidn't hesitate; rrn down the stees, took offfhis belt andd -3 jumped into the water anddswwm over to get herr offfcer nooton ays the wooannwas drowniig, and he dddn't ttiik twice about diving in. one of the otherrooficers had been given a life preserver i ttink it came from the tea party museum, so that helled a lot. & iiwas able to holddonnto that whhle she was hooding onto the & life preservee, while holding - onto the raft that was out there. he put the liie preserver around her and then swammto this ffoatinn deeiic on until the fiie depprtmeet came, and then the diverr jumped in the water after boat picked up officcr norton, the woman and thh two &pfirefighters. all foor were taken to the hospital to be checked out for hypothermia. tell you what. that cop was -3 the hero of the ay. he didn't - officer norton says it was all job tt show up wh
more about it this morning the general manager here rob norton. thank you for joining us. exciting day for you. >> yeah, exciting another step. >> reporter: so what is this mean for the casino? will the restaurants -- everything be open 24 hours? >> we'll have food offering up to 24 hours, one of the restaurants will remain open all night. some of the others will remain on the same hours we expect about a 500 crowds that we currently kick out every night will now have a place to continue their entertainment experience. >> reporter: we were talking about this earlier but a lot of people don't know that you do have live entertainment here besides the casino obviously. >> yeah live is our name and live entertain system part of the brand. so -- entertainment is part of the brand. so every night we have live entertainment. to the big names that you'll find out there. we have an invitation only for joan jett coming up on the 30th and brian mcknight for valentine's day to throw out a couple of examples. >> reporter: let's talk about table games. a lot of people are curious about when they're
in the sports edge.  . >>> d.c. congresswoman eleanor holmes norton is fighting for the district's respect, pushing for a provision to the 2013 defense authorization bill to require the armed forces to display d.c.'s flags and the flags of thive if territories whenever she said she never wants anyone in the military to feel singled out after serving. >>> the first black senator. governor haley named scott as the replacement. demint is stepping down to become the president of the conservative think thank -- think tank, the heritage foundation. >>> coming up on the news edge tonight. >> if you ever waited tables, you know how hard it s. i'm beth parker. coming up, the story of a gigantic tip just in time for the holidays. >> >> . >> and if the cold weather has you down, pretend it's summer time. the latest facebook trend called frosting. that is when people dress up in summer gear and that picture's re-creating their favorite summer activities. for some people, as you can see, it's probably tough. especially on the snow. n the s oh, my gosh. did you see that lady l
norton is attacking this new k2 is a very serious drug problem duriin the nation's capital. recentry she walked across the street to a store near a high school, walked in, intoek to the business owner and then talked to the manager and got him to promise selling synthetic marijuana, k2. she extracted a promise from him to stop selling it and throw away the supply in his store. >> lucky he didn't go to jail. it's a federal offense. >> this was confusing to me. the fact this was going on -- i cannot how congresswoman eleanor holmes norton, maybe she was tipped off by people in the community -- >> two of her staff people went in and purchased this. >> i can wanted all of that. but how could this guy be operating? >> because most people probably -- i bet you today -- this is the first time most adults have heard about this k2 synthetic marijuana, scooby snack they call it. i say, thank you eleanor holmes norton for her having the courage to walk in there and say, stop it. he's now been told, next time you go to jail or federal pen. >> she took direction action, held a news conference, got th
yield back. >> the gentleman yields back. mrs. norton? >> this is a question for mr. alves. in your inspector general's report, there is a troubling section on human capital management. you have found, i am quoting you now, only limited progress in implementing your recommendations. the most troubling part -- sentence says, in addition amtrak was increasingly at risk of encountering skilled shortages, as highly experienced, longtime employees retire. first i want to know where the gaps are, when you're talking about safety and risk. and then i have to ask mr. boardman, what is so difficult about creating training programs for employees that are already at amtrak, perhaps, so that people who are already trained can train to the next level and replace those who are retiring? i need to know more about the skill shortage risk, how serious it is. as people experience -- as there is some downsizing, from congress for example, you may find more people retiring. can i have a response on that? >> what we found was that amtrak human capital management was very focused on transaction-type thin
to save a drowning woman. cell phone video captured officer edward norton taking the plunge in torrential rain after a woman fell into the four point channel. norton is being praised for his quick action. he said it's all in a day's work. >> it's christmas in great britain and the royals are celebrating with traditions old and new. we have the latest from london. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica from a blustery london today. as the queen prepares for yet another holiday season, britons are looking back on a truly remarkable year. queen elizabeth may believe in a traditional christmas, but her promotional video of this year's christmas speech looks more like a movie trailer. in a year na marked diamond jubilee celebrations for her 60 years on the throne and her virtual parachuting into london's olympic games. >> they gave the rest of us an opportity to share something of the excitement and drama. >> reporter: in a technological first the speech is viewable in 3d when it airs tomorrow. still, there will be few surprises the at the windsor's estate where the royal family c
boston police officer edward norton jumping into frigid waters to rescue a drowning woman. he was weighed down by his bullet-proof vest but says, he didn't think twice. >> i feel like i did what i would expect someone else to do for one of my loved ones. >> reporter: the frantic woman was desperately clinging to a raft. she said she fell into the water during a torrential downpour. [ sirens blaring ] with a little help from a life preserver thrown to him from shore, he was able to keep her calm and above water until firefighters arri >> she kept saying, i can't hold on, i said, hold on, hold on, hold on. >> reporter: everyone made it out of the water safely. there was one casualty. officer norton said his wedding ring slipped off when he jumped in. he roe or not, his wife has marching orders for him. >> um -- make sure you get a new one. >> that wouldn't seem like anything good for most men. but for the females, we would love to get one, like half a karat, right? >>> now to a town in need of christmas cheer. and getting it from around the country. newtown, connecticut, is facing an extrem
foundation. >>> d.c. congresswoman eleanor holmes norton despiting for what she calls the district's respect pushing for a provision in the 2013 defense authorization bill. it would require the armed forces to display d.c.'s flags and the flags of the five territories whenever the flags of the 50 states are displayed. the congresswoman says she never wants anyone in the military to feel singled out after serving their country. >> there are some differences between us and the states, but we have this in common with the states, serving, fighting and dying in our nation's wars. >> the congresswoman says as american citizens we should expect no less since we are part of the american familiar and all of our flags should be recognized. >>> coming up next the tragedy in connecticut has reignited the gun right debate. two prominent senators say they've already changed their stance. do changes need to be made? experts weigh in next from both sides. >>> hi, i'm lieutenant colonel tammy dodson stationed in italy, want to send a special shout out to my little sister in alexandria, virginia. happy holida
the record open til the 31st of december. how's that for a date, ms. norton? without objection, so ordered. we may have additional questions we'll submit to you. may i yield to ms. norton now? >> well, that's a fine date, mr. chairman. it will either be over the cliff or not by that time. [laughter] i very much appreciate this hearing. i want to say that i have been an officionado of public/private projects in my, in my own subcommittee on economic development where it's better known, better understood and extensively used. i have -- and that's why i'm very interested in its conceivable application to a railroad. if we did more public/private partnerships in construction and real estate in my other committee, we would have saved billions of dollars. now, i want to see whether or not that's the same if we're talking about railroads. i noticed in mr. offutt's testimony, i'm looking at page 9, that your examples where you recently advised on transactions tend to be examples like parking systems, concessions, parking concessions, airports and the like. have you ever advised on any prompt -- on
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